APNewsBreak: Kansas governor-elect slashes inaugural prices


December 13, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov.-elect Laura Kelly's inaugural committee on Wednesday slashed the prices of premium seating for her inaugural ball after facing questions about 10-person packages it was offering for $10,000, which is five times the legal limit for contributions.

The Associated Press obtained an email in which the committee's chairwoman said the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission had "reversed" its approval of the committee's earlier plans. The commission's executive director cited "confusion" about a long-standing rule on how the limits on contributions to inaugural fest...

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